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In the midst of a storm on Feb. 1 that may eventually dump nearly 2 feet of snow on the Lehigh Valley. Gov. Tom Wolf issued a Disaster Emergency.

The Allentown Health Bureau is canceling vaccine appointments at the Allentown Fair Grounds’ Agricultural Hall for Feb. 1 and Feb. 2 because of the snowstorm.

People gathered at Agricultural Hall at the Allentown Fairgrounds to remember those who have died of COVID-19. While the venue is mostly used for trade shows, on Jan. 25 it will become a vaccination clinic.

In his recent State of the City Address, Allentown Mayor Ray O’Connell talked about how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the community. He also outlined plans to help Allentown’s economic recovery.

Pennsylvania is lagging in its COVID-19 vaccine distribution. Of more than 827,000 doses received, only about a third have been administered as of Monday.


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